Poisons may seem to be a murderer’s perfect accomplice, but chemists can always persuade them to betray their secrets, says Philip Ball
Buying in screening compounds directly feels like cutting out the synthetic chemist middleman, says Derek Lowe
Measuring R&D productivity is a thorny issue. Dennis Lendrem urges the pharmaceutical industry to learn from its mistakes.
A giant rotary evaporator is a mesmerising thing, says Chemjobber, but the plant requires a different approach
PhD courses must prepare students for a life after research, says Mark Peplow